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Metra Crash

Driver Of Car In Fatal Oak Forest Metra Crash Left Note

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Lauren Traut and Carrie Frillman Email the Authors | Posted 09.21.2011 | Chicago

The driver of the car hit by a Metra train Thursday may have left what could be a "goodbye note," NBC reported Friday. But Tinley resident Gayle La...

Metra Train, Car Collide In Oak Forest: 2 Dead, More Injured

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Chicago

OAK FOREST, Ill. — A commuter train partially derailed in an accident with a car in suburban Chicago on Thursday, killing two women in the car a...

Union Station Train Crash: At Least Nine Injured

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 08.03.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An Amtrak train bound for southern Illinois has collided with a Metra commuter train arriving at Chicago's Union Station, injuring nin...

Trains Collide At Union Station

Posted 08.03.2011 | Chicago

Five people were injured when an Amtrak train hit an inbound Metra train Friday morning at Union Station. Amtrak train No. 391 hit Burlington Norther...

Driver Killed, 26 Hospitalized After Metra Train Hits Truck

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 07.13.2011 | Chicago

A 59-year-old man who reportedly drove around downed crossing gates was killed and at least 26 people were hospitalized after a dump truck collided wi...

Metra To Pay $11M In Train Death Settlements

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A judge in Chicago says the Metra transit system must pay $11 million to settle two wrongful death lawsuits stemming from a deadly 2005 train derailme...

Metra Running Again After Pedestrian Fatally Hit Near Lisle

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Commuters on the Metra line between Aurora and Chicago experienced major delays Wednesday morning after a train fatally struck a pedestrian ...